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Cottonmill Lake

Buffalo County, Kearney, NE 68845
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A great well kept lake and park

This is a wonderful place to take your animals and children for a quiet sunday afternoon. Throw... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Walking the 'children'

This is nearly a daily activity for hounds Ani and Jesi2 to come here, run, hunt, and play. Always... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2017
Kearney, Nebraska
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“bike trail” (5 reviews)
“paddle boats” (6 reviews)
“disc golf” (3 reviews)
Buffalo County, Kearney, NE 68845
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful place to take your animals and children for a quiet sunday afternoon. Throw the ball, Fido will retrieve it for you.

Thank ronaldsX9877UV
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

This is nearly a daily activity for hounds Ani and Jesi2 to come here, run, hunt, and play. Always a favorite hike area also. Maintenance crew here works hard to keep everything nice for everyone.

Thank KMagnuson
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

I found this jewel on the trail link website. This was a really pretty place to hike. There is lots of parking and couple different types of trail. Up on Lorma's Lockout it's grass trails. Down around the Lake trail it's dirt and some gravel....More

Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 28 March 2017

A wonderful park with a lake, lots of trees, and many trails. Birding was fabulous, even though the weather was quite overcast.

Thank Lorraine L
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This is a great place to walk, picnic or exercise. There are trails through the park and it connects to the hike/bike trail. Quiet with lots of space to walk and think or playground for the kids. I hear the fishing is enjoyable but I...More

Thank Samuel M
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

I live nearby and frequently visit cottonmill lake. Very relaxing. They have a natural swimming pool too. Great if you are sensitive to chlorine.

Thank Matty C
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I walk my dog here all the time, we like the hilly terrain through the trees on the east side of the park. Oldfather Prairie is a great place to bike off road and the hills are challenging. Check out the new addition, Lorma's Overlook,...More

Thank motleycrew6
Reviewed 30 July 2016

I like to go fishing here. There is easy access to most areas of the lake. They have a separate swimming beach area. They have a covered area for family picnics and a play area for kids.

Thank S8261CYkeithh
Reviewed 7 July 2016

We brought our own kayaks and enjoyed to various parts of this lake and the wildlife around it. We didn't expect it to have such a variety of turns, which is what we like.

Thank Ruth F
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Love walking the trails with my dog. At great place to relax and unwind with family and friends durning the summer months.

Thank Michael H
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Marilyn M
20 March 2015|
Response from Jennifer K | Reviewed this property |
If you contact the City of Kearney, they will help you more with these questions. You can also use the shelter for the cover and then set up your own tables and chairs also. Great place to spend the day!!